a former cupronickel coin of Pakistan, the 16th part of a rupee: last issued in 1960.
a former cupronickel coin of India, the 16th part of a rupee.
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a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “grace.”
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How to use anna in a sentence
I saw through my half-closed eyes the strange womans hand laid for a moment on Annas hand.The Romance of His Life | Mary Cholmondeley
"Well, so much lying ought to be worth four annas," I said, and left him happier with the coin.Where Half The World Is Waking Up | Clarence Poe
In April and May the bird-catchers go round and collect the nestlings in order to sell them at four annas apiece.A Bird Calendar for Northern India | Douglas Dewar
He gave the girl four annas, and ran down the stairs in the likeness of a low-caste Hindu boy—perfect in every detail.Kim | Rudyard Kipling
I will give thee eight annas, for much money is not picked out of horses' hooves, and it must suffice for many days.Kim | Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for anna
a former Indian copper coin, worth one sixteenth of a rupee
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